Monica Khemsurov is a Brooklyn-based journalist and the cofounder of Sight Unseen , an online magazine devoted to discovering new ideas and talents in design and the visual arts.
Many a coffee aficionado has become a Chemex convert since the pour-over craze a few years back. And, it’s no wonder. The Chemex carafe is prized not only for its brew purity, but also for its hourglass design. It's even in MoMA's permanent collection.
Since its 1941 debut, Chemex has remained virtually unchanged. Yet, the persistent rise of slow coffee means that it's no longer the only game in town. For aesthetically minded caffeine addicts, the options for attractive pour-over containers are multiplying by the day. And, designers are finding ways to make your morning as eye-catching as it is eye-opening.
Click ahead for seven new ways to get your next coffee fix.